A history of classical scholarship / Vol. 2, From the by John Edwin Sandys

By John Edwin Sandys

Sir John Edwin Sandys (1844-1922) was once a number one Cambridge classicist and a Fellow of St. John's collage. His most renowned paintings is that this three-volume heritage of Classical Scholarship, released among 1903 and 1908, which is still the single large-scale paintings at the topic to span the whole interval from the 6th century BCE to the top of the 19th century. The background of classical reports used to be a favored subject through the 19th century, fairly in Germany, yet Sandys sticks out for the bold scope of his paintings, although a lot of it used to be in line with prior scholarship. His chronological account is subdivided through style and area, with a few chapters dedicated to relatively influential members. quantity 2 covers the interval from the Renaissance to the eighteenth century.

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Then I descended to the shore near where the ship was. I hailed the crew And offered thanks beside the sea to the Lord of the Isle; and those on board did likewise. The Poems  6732 Foster / ANCIENT EGYPTIAN LITERATURE / sheet 42 of 298 It was a voyage which we then made northwards toward the Royal City of the King; And we arrived home after two months, just as he had said. Then I entered to my Sovereign and presented him these gifts which I had fetched him from the island. He offered thanks to God for my existence before the courts and councils of the Land; And I was made a royal Follower and given two hundred servants.

A piece of wood of some sort hit me, and then the ship was dead. Of those fine men, not one survived, except for me— see, down here, beside you. 17 10:59 Then he said to me, ‘‘Fear not! fear not!  A N C I E N T E G Y P T I A N L I T E R AT U R E 6732 Foster / ANCIENT EGYPTIAN LITERATURE / sheet 39 of 298 My little man, you must not pale your face so— you have reached me! Look, God has let you live that he might bring you to this phantom isle. There is nothing that it does not have, it is full of every fine and lovely thing!

What joy for one who lives to tell the things he has been through when the suffering is over! ‘‘But let me tell you just a little story, a bit like yours, which happened on this very isle while I was here living with companions and my children in one great extended family. We totalled five and seventy persons, consisting of my offspring, relatives, and friends (I cannot bear to dwell on a small daughter brought to me through prayer): ‘‘A star fell and they were gone, gone up in flame. It happened when I could not be there .

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